“This Week in Creative Staffing” is a blog series by Onward Search. Each week, we’ll bring you a quick round-up of some of the most interesting, newsworthy and thought-provoking articles we’ve come across about the creative staffing industry, in the last week.
With that said, here’s what you missed in the week that was:
4 Things You Should Consider Before Hiring:
While we talk a lot about hiring best practices on our blog, it’s hard for us to convey the same message to you that, say, a fellow entrepreneur might. In this piece, Fortune reached out to the CEO of Reduxio Mark Weiner to get his advice on when it’s time for startups and new companies to scale up. One piece of advice that stuck out to us: consider creative staffing.
The Value of User Experience Monitoring for Mobile Apps:
Let’s face it: Launching a new mobile app is nerve wracking. One way to avoid this anxiety is to have a plan in place for when, inevitably, bugs are unearth, fixes need to be made and patches deployed. UX monitoring can help alert you to a number of problems with your app, before too many angry users get to the comments section on the app store. Now all you need is a solid UX team to execute against what the monitoring is telling you.
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21 Social Good Innovations That Had a Massive Impact on 2016:
We all tend to get so wrapped up in our own gadgets and smartphones that we often forget there’s an entire world out there that are being helped by technology in ways we never thought possible. This Mashable article highlights 21 such innovations from the year that was. As we love to note, the one thing all these innovations have in common–top-notch product designers.
15 Tough Interview Questions and How to Answer Them:
It’s been awhile since we through one of our own blogs up on the list, but this one is a must read. Whether you’re a candidate looking to ace your next gig, or you’re an employer trying to think up tough questions to weed out the contenders from the pretenders, this list has it all.
Want more creative staffing news? Check back next week for another round up, and keep an eye out for content for job seekers and hiring companies alike, on the Onward Search blog.